Raton employment information

IndexRatonNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$18,625$24,459$29,829
Median household income$29,600$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,684$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,390$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$24,755$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$16,188$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.6%20.9%15.1%
The Raton, NM employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Raton is $18,625, which is 24% lower than than the New Mexico average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,600, which is 35% lower than than the New Mexico average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Raton is 5%, which is 2% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Raton is 20% which is 30% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$19,731$29,600$59,200
City
$30,446$45,674$91,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Raton is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Raton is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Raton is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Raton is 30% higher than the national average.

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Raton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.4%1.5%
Financial & insurance services2.7%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services7.3%14.7%
Public administration6.1%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services21.8%43.9%
Other28.3%27.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Raton, NM6,348$29,60046%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
East Foothills, CA6,347$144,479161%
Purcell, OK6,349$46,78815%
North Manchester, IN6,346$42,15124%
Monument, CO6,346$98,39778%
Jackson, OH6,346$37,47632%
Raton, NM6,348$29,60046%
Source: The Raton, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).